Fayetteville Observer Readers Like WRAL-TV

Fayetteville Observer Readers Like WRAL-TV The Fayetteville Observer recently published its 2002 Readers’ Choice Awards poll, and WRAL-TV hit the top of the list. Fayetteville Observer readers voted WRAL-TV as Best Television Station and WRAL-TV Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel as Favorite Local Television Personality. More than 3,000 readers submitted ballots on topics from Favorite Local […]

Durham Bulls Present Annual Goodmon Awards

Durham Bulls Present Annual Goodmon Awards At the end of regular season play, the Durham Bulls presented the annual Goodmon awards at a pre-game ceremony on Friday, September 6, 2002. Named for team owner and CBC President & CEO Jim Goodmon, the Goodmon awards recognize excellence and individual achievements by Durham Bulls players during the […]

CBC Wins Triangle Business Journal’s Annual Platinum Awards Top Prize

CBC Wins Triangle Business Journal‘s Annual Platinum Awards Top Prize CBC received the Triangle Business Journal’s highest honor–The Crown Award. The Triangle Business Journal presented its 2002 Best Places To Work, Platinum Rule Awards at a luncheon at the Sheraton Imperial in RTP on Wednesday, September 25, 2002. Capitol Broadcasting Company received the Crown Award, […]

Wolfpack Fan Drives Off With New Toyota Camry

Wolfpack Fan Drives Off With New Toyota Camry Wolfpack winners Pam & Al Wilcher (center) stand by their new car with WSM GM Jerry Reckerd (far left) and Fred Anderson, (far right) himself. “I still can’t believe this.” Those were the words of Raleigh native Pam Wilcher, when handed the keys to a brand new […]

O’Brien Comes To Myrtle Beach As Pelicans’ New GM

O’Brien Comes To Myrtle Beach As Pelicans’ New GM Matt O’Brien will take over as Pelicans General Manager on September 30th. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans have already started working on next season after winning the first half of the Southern Division of the Carolina League and playing in the championship semi-finals. The South Carolina team […]

CBC Corporate Headquarters At New Location

CBC Corporate Headquarters At New Location CBC Headquarters has moved into the Administration Building at the WRAL-TV complex on Western Blvd. The Corporate Headquarters of Capitol Broadcasting Company have moved to the WRAL-TV complex on Western Boulevard near downtown Raleigh. The offices formerly located at 711 Hillsborough Street, including Human Resources, Accounting, office of the […]

Student Television Sponsors Golf Tourney

Student Television Sponsors Golf Tourney UPN46/WB55 GM Will Davis (left) & STV Host Jeff Johnson greet the crowd. Many UPN46/WB55 employees participated in the event, including (left to right): Jeff Johnson, Bryan Slonaker, Will Davis, Cary Craig, Kimberlee Chavis, Matt Livoti, Monica Santiago & Dan Kerby. The event took place at Regent Park Golf Club […]

Charlotte’s WB Goes Digital

Charlotte’s WB Goes Digital Another one of Capitol Broadcasting’s Charlotte television stations has joined the digital revolution. WWWB-TV (WB55) began providing the Charlotte market with five hours per week of original high definition programming beginning Thursday, September 12, 2002. The programming will be available on digital channel 39.1, but standard definition can still be received […]

WRAL-TV’s Brain Game Starts New Season With New Host, New Time & New Set

WRAL-TV’s Brain Game Starts New Season With New Host, New Time & New Set WRAL-TV’s Brain Game, a local game show for teens, is getting a new look and a new host. After 5 1/2 years at the podium, Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel is passing the quiz cards to Trafficologist Mark Roberts. The first show […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Post-Season Draws To A Close

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Post-Season Draws To A Close The Myrtle Beach Pelicans ended their 2002 post-season play with a 5-4 loss to the Kinston Indians in the best-of-three Carolina League Southern Division playoff. The Pelicans finished the season with a 74-65 record. Post-season play ended for the Pelicans with a 5-4 loss to the Kinston […]